Plans to build a Cefco gas station at the northwest corner of Highway 87 and High School Boulevard were denied Oct. 10. The Zoning Board rejected several variances to the Land Development Code, including a request to cut the required buffer space between residential houses and underground gas tanks by nearly half. Read the […]
Owners of the property on the northeast corner of Highway 87 and High School Boulevard are seeking to construct a gas station at the site, but county codes mean the development has a few hurdles in its path. The project needs approval of four variances from limitation within county law before construction could begin. […]
Do not call it an alternative U.S. Highway 98. The Navarre Community Access Road was never meant to be a relief valve for Navarre’s crowded main corridor, according to county officials. Instead, Santa Rosa County spent the past 20 months studying how to improve roadways already impacted by diverted traffic. Read the full article […]
In 2018, 150 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty. To honor their sacrifice, teams of volunteers carried 150 pounds of weights for 150 miles across Santa Rosa County last week as part of the second annual End of Watch Memorial Ruck. Read the full article in the May 23 issue […]
A 44-year-old electronic engineer outsprinted two high school runners Saturday for the win at the second annual Raider Day five-kilometer race. Defending champion Michael Baker broke the tape first, followed by Navarre sophomore Braden Heinke, after more than a mile of surges and side-by-side duels. Read the full article in the April 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]
The Raider Day 5K will be held at the Navarre Youth Sports Complex, 8840 High School Blvd., from 8 to 11 a.m. Cost is $10 for students, $15 without t-shirt and $30 with t-shirt. All proceeds of the Raider Day 5K go to the Navarre High School and NYSA Football Programs. Register online at www.nysasports.com/Default.aspx?tabid=1277922.
More than 200 people competed in the 13th annual Michele Hill Raider Run and Community Family Celebration Saturday. They elected to complete either a 5-kilometer or 10-kilometer distance. The runs are held annually, and the proceeds return to the community as $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors along the Alabama and Florida Emerald Coast. Read […]
Come join the Navarre High School Quarterback Club for their first annual Raider Day 5K Run/Walk fundraiser at the NYSA Park located at 8840 High School Blvd. Cost is $30 with t-shirt, $15 without shirt and $10 for students. This event is purely for fun, exercise and improving youth football programs. Click here to register […]
Fueled by continued frustration over congestion on U.S. Highway 98, the Santa Rosa County Commission took a step forward Monday toward creating an alternative route. The board approved a feasibility study on the possible construction of a Navarre Community Access Road north of U.S. Highway 98 between Edgewood Drive and Whispering Pines Boulevard. A joint […]
Come out and enjoy the fun at Navarre High School, 8600 High School Blvd., for Relay for Life of Navarre from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following day. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/NavarreRelayforlife/
The National Honor Science Society is hosting Science Rocks Day on Saturday, Mar. 11 at the Navarre High School from 9 a.m. to noon in the cafeteria. The event features marshmallow explosions, arts and crafts, treats and much more. For more information, call 850-936-6080.
With the Pensacola Double Bridge Run (DBR) just weeks away, the Pullum YMCA Running Club has been using the Navarre Causeway to their training advantage. The group runs backroads from the YMCA, located on the corner of High School Blvd. and Pawnee Dr., through the crosswalk intersection across U.S. Highway 98 and over the bridge […]
As temperatures drop, Navarre runners come out of their air-conditioned fortresses and start building miles on the pavement again. Locally, there are several opportunities to join in with a group if you’re looking to get your running game going. Michael Bares Sr. runs one of those groups, Navarre Runners, which can be found on Facebook. […]
On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Jay Ellis Moore, 19, of Deer Lane in Navarre was arrested for stalking by willfully and repeatedly following and harassing two women while they were driving. A police-assist call came through dispatch in which two women said they were being followed by a blue car. Read the full article in the […]
On Jan. 15, despite the cold temperatures, the Navarre Garden Club donated several trees to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office District 2, Navarre substation on High School Boulevard in honor of Arbor Day. The trees were donated and planted to show appreciation to the Sheriff’s Office. Read the full article in the Jan. 21 […]
Santa Rosa County Commissioners today are expected to approve $173,882 for a Navarre playground. The board also plans to seek state support to fast-track a community access road study and approve relocation of controversial signage. District 4 Commissioner Rob Williamson on Monday asked fellow board members to approve the lowest bid for ADA-compliant playground equipment […]